Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Golden's Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

Come celebrate the lunar year of the dragon with free admission for performances, lion dance, opera, singing, dancing, lucky draw and refreshments.

March 4, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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LEGISLATION CO-SPONSORED BY ADDABBO TO BOOST GRAFFITI REMOVAL EFFORTS IS APPROVED BY NEW YORK STATE SENATE

Queens, NY, February 21, 2012 -- Under a bill (S.585) co-sponsored by NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), convicted graffiti vandals would get a taste of their own medicine and be required to clean up graffiti and repair damaged property as part of their sentences, according to the Queens lawmaker. 

February 21, 2012
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New York State May Owe YOU Money!

Dear Friend,

You may be entitled to some of the over $10.5 billion in unclaimed funds in New York State.

For your protection, banks, insurance companies, utilities, investment companies and many other businesses are required by State law to surrender inactive accounts to the State. These accounts are known as "lost," "abandoned" or "unclaimed" funds.  

February 21, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN MCDONOUGH JOIN WITH MEPHAM STUDENTS AND CABLEVISION IN HELPING TO “DELETE CYBER-BULLYING”

        Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (second right) and Assemblyman McDonough (center) join with Mepham Principal Mike Harrington (right), teacher Jaqueline Geller (back left), Social Studies Chairperson Robyn Einbinder (left), students Rachel Santos, Danielle Hesse, Brian Hammel, and Alex Curci and Jeff Clark (back second left) and Trent Anderson (back third left) of Cablevision at the Delete Cyberbullying event.

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman David McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently joined with Mepham High School and Cablevision in encouraging students to take an active stand against cyber-bullying.

February 21, 2012
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February 27, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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February 21, 2012
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Human Services Advocates Bring Budget Concerns to Albany

Representatives of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies and the Black Veterans for Social Justice, Inc. discussed with Senator Montgomery their 2012 Budget Agenda, including the impact of the Governor's proposed fiscal plan on child welfare, early childhood education, elderly welfare, HIV/AIDS, income security, workforce development and youth services.

February 21, 2012
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Applications for Funding Awards Being Sought to Educate Small Businesses about Health Insurance Options

Community Health Advocates (CHA) invites mission-driven business service organizations throughout New York State to apply for grants of $20,000 to $60,000 to provide outreach and assistance to small businesses in their communities about health insurance coverage, health reform and small business health insurance tax credits. CHA seeks to establish a small business assistance program (“SBAP”) to educate small businesses about the ACA, provide assistance to small businesses about health insurance and help inform the design and development of the State’s SHOP Exchange. Possible applicant organizations would include Chambers, Business Improvement Districts, local and economic development councils, and other groups that provide services and support to small business

February 21, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

New York’s Archbishop Timothy Dolan has been elevated to serve as a Cardinal in the Catholic Church. New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie has vetoed legislation which would have redefined marriage.

My dear reader, this weekend we have great cause to celebrate.

February 21, 2012
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LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

Por el Senador Rev. Ruben Diaz

Distrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

El Papa Benedicto XVI le otorgo el titulo de Cardenal de la Iglesia al Arzobispo de New York Timothy Dolan, convirtiendolo así en un princípe de la Iglesía Católica Apostólica y Romana.

En New Jersey, El Gobernador Chris Christie anulo con un “Beto” la legislación que autorizaba los matrimonios entre homosexuales, infligiéndole asi una derrota a los proponentes del matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo.

February 21, 2012
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol"--for the week of February 19, 2012

Many state government watchers agree that 2011 was a pivotal year in New York.  But with the new year underway, the challenges remain great and a heavy workload still faces the Legislature. Senator O'Mara will continue to offer his weekly perspective on many of the key issues throughout 2012, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and more.  Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

February 20, 2012
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SENATOR BALL SHOWS OFF HIS PEEKSKILL PRIDE WITH FOOD AND FESTIVITIES

Peekskill, N.Y. – (2/18/12) – The Peekskill community descended on the Peekskill Salvation Army for a free community barbeque hosted by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson).

February 19, 2012
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SENATOR BALL GIVES OVERVIEW OF “DIGNITY FOR ALL STUDENTS ACT” TO STUDENTS AND PARENTS

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (2/16/2012) – On Wednesday, February 15th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined parents and students of the George Fisher Middle School to give an overview of the “Dignity for All Students Act” (A.3661/S.1987), or “Dignity,” a measure intended to combat bullying in New York State’s public schools.

February 18, 2012
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Public Hearing: To discuss the funding of public libraries in New York State

Senate Select Committee on LibrariesChair: Senator Hugh T. FarleyPublic Meeting: To discuss the funding of public libraries in New York StatePlace: Room 711-A, Legislative Office Building, Albany, New YorkTime: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.Contact: Robin Jest (518) 455-2181ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

March 5, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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SENATOR BALL ACCEPTS CARMEL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION NOMINATION AND CONTINUES “JOBS TOUR”

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (2/15/2012) – On Wednesday, February 15th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) visited the Carmel Town Hall to accept the town’s nomination of Donna DiMaggio as a Woman of Distinction and continued his “Jobs Tour”.

February 17, 2012
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